Abe Hamadeh's request for new election recount trial rejected

A Mohave County judge is expected to release his full ruling on July 17 on why he turned down an election challenge from Abe Hamadeh, who lost his bid for Arizona attorney general by fewer than 300 votes. Hamadeh says he plans to fight all the way to the Supreme Court.

Mark Finchem sanctioned over Arizona election suit

Finchem’s suit raised unsupported claims that his loss was marred by misconduct and demanded the results be set aside and the election redone. He’s refused to concede to Democrat Adrian Fontes, who took office in January.

Katie Hobbs sworn in as Arizona governor

Hobbs was sworn in during a private ceremony at the state Capitol as she formally took over from Republican Doug Ducey. A public inauguration for the governor and others taking statewide offices is scheduled for Jan. 5.

2022 Election: Arizona recount results expected Dec. 29

Recount results from the November election in Arizona should be finished by Dec. 29. In all, two statewide races were subjected to a recount: the Attorney General and the Superintendent of Public Instruction. State Legislative District 13 in Maricopa County was also subjected to a recount.

Kari Lake files appeal in election lawsuit against Katie Hobbs

Kari Lake, who was defeated in her bid to be Arizona's next governor by Democrat Katie Hobbs, has filed an appeal in an election lawsuit related to the November election. The appeal comes just days after a judge ruled against Lake in what was left of her election lawsuit.